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Watauga Extension Offers Low-cost Drone Licensing Class,2/22-2/23

 

Are you interested in possibly using drone technology to monitorand control pests, plant cover crops, plan new land projects, or just map and photographyour farm from above? Watauga Cooperative Extension will offer a two–day courseto prepare small farm operators to take the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part107 licensing test to become licensed drone operators.

 

The Part 107 test will not be given as during this course,but class participants who successfully complete the full two days of thecourse will be eligible to receive a test-fee waiver from NCA&T StateUniversity. This course will be taught by Paul Ross, Chief Operations OperatorNine Ten Drones, LLC.

 

The class will take place Thursday, 2/22 and Friday, 2/23,from 9 AM to 5 PM each day. Pre-registration is required, and there is a costof $50 for the class and materials. Lunch and light refreshments will beprovided each day.

 

To reserve a place in this class and register, visit theWatauga County Extension Center at 971 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607.Registration fees can be paid there by cash or check only. If wanting toregister by mail, interested participants can send a check for $50 made out to “WataugaCounty” to the address above, with “Drone Class Registration” noted in thecheck’s “Memo” line. To be sure of timely registration, please mail checks nolater than February 10, 2024. In-person registrations will be accepted at theWatauga Extension Center through 5:00 PM on Monday, February 19, 2024. 

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